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Jennie Wade House

548 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2605
+1 717-334-4100
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Excellent, Informative Tour!

Jenny Wade was a young civilian woman who was shot in her home by sniper fire. The tour guide, in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
SuzyQu15
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Brooklyn, New York
Very Informative

We were very glad that we visited the Jennie Wade House, the tour guide was very informative and we... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
ssweet2016
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Madison, Ohio
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The Jennie Wade House is a guided tour with the guides in period clothing taking you through the home where the only civilian killed during the battle of Gettysburg was tragically lost. As the story unfolds the guides take you room to room following the path of the family on July 3rd 1863.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“bullet holes” (91 reviews)
“our tour guide” (140 reviews)
“sad story” (30 reviews)
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548 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325-2605
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+1 717-334-4100

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Jenny Wade was a young civilian woman who was shot in her home by sniper fire. The tour guide, in period dress, made her story come alive. The 45 minute tour started in the gift shop where you purchase tickets, and proceeded past the original...More

Thank SuzyQu15
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were very glad that we visited the Jennie Wade House, the tour guide was very informative and we learned much about Jennie Wade, the battle and the way of life during the war.

Thank ssweet2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend this place if you visit Gettysburg!! We loved the tour and we also visited Jennie Wades gravesite.

Thank Lori M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I decided to go on the Jennie Wade house tour before another tour. I was so disappointed that i had to leave a few minutes early from the group because they were asking such great questions! It would be good to stay on schedule but...More

Thank Nancy V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic place to visit. So often, we focus on the battles of war, but there is so much more. This is the story of a civilian. Although it has a sad ending, Jennie Wade should not be forgotten. This is her story.

1  Thank Denise R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Jennie Wade was struck down by a confederate sharpshooter's bullet. It passed through two doors before striking her. She probably died instantly. A sobering and tragic story. You are led through the small house by a guide who did an excellent job. You are shown...More

Thank sheltercove
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great way to learn about the history of the only civiliian killled during the 3 day battle. Guides were knowledgeable and helpful and you always learn something new when you come!

Thank jlsween98
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good tour for the price. The guide gave us a better perspective on how civilians and families were affected by the battle, some very tragically. Thanks again.

Thank Rose T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We toured the house with one of the ladies that takes you through the house. If you enjoy history this is a good tour, and only takes about 45 mins. We enjoyed hearing the history of the house and what happened there during the battle....More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were the only 2 on the tour which was great. It’s a small house but our guide made the story come alive. The house definitely has an eerie feel, especially when you go in the cellar. We didn’t do the ghost tour, it was...More

Thank Sarah A
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Laura L
20 October 2017|
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Response from Lori M | Reviewed this property |
Quality Inn Battlefield is pet friendly,I just stayed there last weekend and I highly recommend this motel.
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Laura L
20 October 2017|
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Response from Rich K | Reviewed this property |
I can only answer with what I know. I've seen pets on leashes all throughout the battlefield. The battlefield is HUGE with tons of open space expansive fields which you are permitted to walk on anywhere you wish. I'm not... More
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Response from GBT778 | Property representative |
The Jennie Wade House History Tour can be purchased in the Gift Shop next door to the Jennie Wade House. The Tour is done by someone in period attire and with the house being so small the tour groups are limited in size... More
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